Residential Support - Cannock

£8.60 - 9.60 per hour
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Residential Support Worker needed - September - Cannock

A Residential Support Worker is needed in the Cannock area, to assist young adults with special educational needs within a residential setting. The position will involve supporting pupils in all aspects of daily living including personal care, scheduling activities to increase independence and self- esteem, class room assistance, supporting other care professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for residents, dealing with challenging behaviours and complex needs and working to the policies and procedures in place to ensure you are meeting all health and safety requirements.

The ideal candidate will need to:

* Have previous experience within a residential schooling environment

* Have a patient and caring approach when offering support to develop young adults

* Be able to provide personal care to young adults, including washing, dressing, toileting, feeding and grooming whilst maintaining their privacy and dignity at all times

* Supporting members of staff and other professionals

* Be flexible- working on a 24hour pre-rota basis

* Able to adapt to different environments

* Have a valid UK driving licence with your own car- travelling may be required

In return TeacherActive will offer you

* A great rate of pay with tax efficient savings

* Enhanced DBS Disclosure, which is refundable after 10 days of work.

* Outstanding one to one service from your dedicated Consultant working to support you every step of the way with their excellent industry experience and in-depth knowledge

* The opportunity to make genuine difference in peoples' lives

All applicants will be contacted to discuss suitability and then invited to register with TeacherActive.

Registration involves an enhanced DBS/ CRB check, identity checks and requires all applicants to supply good professional references. Please only apply if you are confident that you will pass this procedure. In return, we will offer leading industry rates, a no hassle payment scheme, a personal consultant for a one to one service - and a unique referral system.

TeacherActive has been awarded the Quality Mark to denote excellence in providing supply staff to schools. TeacherActive is an equal opportunities employer, and operates as an Employment Business in providing temporary or contract job-seeking services